Club news

Singing for Memory volunteers attend reception at Holehird May 11th 2018

Seven club members representing Singing for Memory attended a reception at Holehird hosted by the Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria Mrs Claire Hensman. Six voluntary groups nominated for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service were at the reception including Grange Soroptimists … Continued

Visit to Barrow Women’s Centre 2nd May 2018

Seven members  visited Barrow women’s Centre  and were taken around the new premises by Rachael Hoggarth the Centre Manager and were able to see firsrt hand the excellent work going on to support  teenage girls  and women in multiple wauys. … Continued

AGM Tuesday 24th April 2018

Memnbers enjoyed a celebratory meal at the Club AGM.. After the AGM Lesley Smyth gave the club a short talk on her recent visit to Meru in Kenya.

Swimathon for ShelterBox March 10th 2018

Members and friends swam in the 2018 Swimathon in Kendal, swimming 127 lengths in 55 minutes and raising £153 so far  for ShelterBox, which provides relief for victims of disasters. Club members have swum in the Swimathon for over 25 … Continued

Club visit to Sister Act 27th Feb 2018

Club members enjoyed a club trip  to  the musical Sister Act in the Victoria Hall , followed by a meal at Thyme Out.          

Burns Night January 2018

Club members and friends  enjoyed haggis, neaps and tatties at a  Burns night supper on Friday 26th January. Ewan Cameron piped in the haggis and did  a full address to the haggis. The traditional speeches were followed by singing of … Continued

Christmas Tree Festival Dec 2017 – Jan 2018

The club participated in the annual Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul’s Church in Grange. This year’s theme was the Twelve Days of Christmas. President Mary Ann decorated the tree with cards depicting rthe Twelve Days of Christmas but also … Continued

Christmas Party 2017

Members enjoyed good food, friendship and a News Quiz at the Christmas Party at the Hampsfield House Hotel. The club also welcomed 3 new linked members on the night

Christmas Flower Demonstration by Joan Bentley Dec 7th 2017

Members and guests enjoyed a fantastic Flower demonstration “The Magic of Christmas” at Ulverston Sports and Social Club. The evening was successfiul with beautiful Christmas arrangements demonstrated , then raffled in aid of Soroptimist Charities. An excellent buffet was enjoyed … Continued